Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Mar. 7, 2016, 9:01am


MARSHALL DIVISION

March 2

Pantaurus, LLC v. Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. et al 2:16-cv-00177-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. Harris Corporation 2:16-cv-00178-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. Motorola Solutions, Inc. 2:16-cv-00179-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. Pitney Bowes Inc. 2:16-cv-00180-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. Pulse Secure, LLC 2:16-cv-00181-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. Vormetric, Inc. 2:16-cv-00182-JRG-RSP

Pantaurus, LLC v. WatchData Technologies USA Inc. 2:16-cv-00183-JRG-RSP

The plaintiff Pantaurus is based in Beaumont.

Pantaurus claims ownership of United States Patent Number 6,272,533, asserting that the ‘533 patent had been infringed upon.

Court papers show that the patent in question was issued on Aug. 7, 2001 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ‘533 patent, entitled “Removable Memory Storage Device Having a Display,” contains nine independent claims and thirty six dependent claims.

The complainant seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorneys Eugenio J. Torres-Oyola and Jean G. Vidal Font of the law firm Ferraiuoli LLC in San Juan, PR.

March 3

Specialized Monitoring Solutions, LLC v. Distech Controls Energy Services, Inc. 2:16-cv-00185-RWS-RSP

Specialized Monitoring Solutions, LLC v. Eaton Corporation 2:16-cv-00186-RWS-RSP

Specialized Monitoring Solutions, LLC v. Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. 2:16-cv-00187-RWS-RSP

Specialized Monitoring Solutions, LLC v. Trane, Inc. 2:16-cv-00188-RWS-RSP

Specialized Monitoring Solutions, LLC v. Tyco International (US), Inc. 2:16-cv-00189-RWS-RSP

The plaintiff SMS is based in Marshall.

It claims that U.S. Patent No. 6,657,553, entitled “Method of Monitoring a Protected Space,” is the target of infringement.

According to court documents, the ‘553 patent’s claimed methods and apparatuses detect signal events occurring at a protected space, code the signal events into a packetized message, and transfer these coded packet messages to a database.

“The coded packet messages are stored in reserved areas and subareas of the database in accordance with the type of signal event and the respective protected space,” they state.

SMS seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorneys Eric M. Albritton and Shawn A. Latchford of the law firm Albritton Law Firm in Longview and Jay D. Ellwanger and Daniel L. Schmid of DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy LLP in Austin.

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